2012 Chinese Horoscope for people born in Dog years: 1910, 1922, 1934, 1946, 1958, 1970, 1982, 1994, 2006.
If your birthday is before February 4, then your astrological sign is Chicken, not Dog. (Verify Your Sign)
Dog and Dragon have fighting relationship. 2012 is the year of Dragon. The sign of Chinese Horoscopes is that the Dragon is the officer in charge of 2012 activities and Dragon can use its power to suppress any animal against it. If Dog wants to challenge the Dragon in the year of 2012, then Dog will invite lots of trouble to itself. Since Dog and Dragon cannot get along well, Dog cannot get any advantage from Dragon. Therefore, 2012 is not a good year for Dog people. Also, there are a couples of Unlucky Stars coming to Dog people. Both health and money luck are not looking good either.
Note: This view is from Traditional Chinese Horoscopes. Chinese Five Element Astrology might give you different opinion, which determines people luck by Five Elements, not animals.
Career: Since there is a fighting relationship between Dog and Dragon, this implies that Dog people relationships are very bad in 2012. Therefore, Dog people won't get much support from their job. In fact, they might encounter more obstacles from their competitors or clients. This is a year for Dog people to keep a low profile. Dog people should not have any arguments or dispute with coworkers or team leaders in the office. It's not a good time to think about to changing jobs. Dog people should focus on their current job, try not to make too many mistakes, and then they will quietly, safely, and peacefully pass through the year of Dragon.
Money: There is an Exhausted Star related to money in the year of Dragon. This is a sign of budget problem. It's important for Dog people to have a good financial plan to down-size their spending and to reserve their emergency fund. It's a good idea that they don't lend money to friends or relatives. In business, when signing a contract for a business deal, you need to read carefully to protect your interests. Stock traders and stock speculators should use conservative approaches. Dog people need to avoid any dispute to prevent from lawsuit, which will cost you a lot. Gambling, playing the lottery, or doing any sort of risky investment will possibly bring you money loss. If you can watch for your wallet before spending or investing, then you will have better money luck in 2012.
Love: The fighting relationship between Dog and Dragon won't bring a good love relationship to Dog people. Emotions of Dog people in 2012 will go up and down. Love relationships are unpredictable and intangible. If you are single and pursuit a perfect soul mate, then your dream will be broken. If you are in love, then you need to cool down to handle situations when unnecessary disagreements raise issues. Otherwise, love relationships will become unstable. Because of the pressure from career and finances, married Dog people need more patient to manage family events to have a harmonious marriage life at home,
Health: There are Unlucky Stars related to health showing in the year of Dragon. Dog people are not only caring for the health of themselves, but also all the members in the family, especially the elders. If you or family member suffer minor discomfort for a while, then the person should go to the hospital for a checkup to make sure that is not a sign of a major disease. It's possible that you should skip dangerous sports, unfamiliar activities or adventurous traveling. While driving on the road, Dog people need to maintain their focus to avoid any disasters that may happen because of neglect.
The above prediction of 2012 Chinese Horoscope for Rat people is based on people's birthday. Using the birth year to tell people's fortune was far away before Chin Dynasty (221 B.C.), which is the first Dynasty in China. During the Tang Dynasty (618 A.D.), Chinese began to use birth year, month and day to predict the fortune. To add birth hour to study the fortune like today started in Sung Dynasty (960 A.D.). The reason to make these changes is simple. It's more accurate. Therefore, for more accurate 2012 prediction, please go to 2012 Chinese Five Element Astrology.